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Gentianella  dianthoides (Kunth) J.S.Pringle   
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FamilyGENTIANACEAE
Genus species var.Gentianella  dianthoides (Kunth) J.S.Pringle 
SynonymsGentiana dianthoides Kunth (basionym)
 Gentiana amoena Wedd.
 Gentiana chelanoides Willd.
Territory Western South AmericaColombiaPeru
grassland and thickets
Altitude3600-3900m
Description stem leaves linear, acuminate, margins scabrous, flowers 4-6, pedicellate, corolla lobes suborbiculate, tube very short
Size15-30cm
Colorrose
Bloomsummer
Ca
Typetuft, fl. stem ascending
Cultivationmesic, slightly humous, semi-shady site
alpine house, moist, rich, drained soil, semi-shade
Propagationseed in winter, barely covered, germ. 1-3 months, 10-13°C
division in spring; cuttings in late spring
BibliographyChloris andina (Weddel) www.biodiversitylibrary.org
The Plant List (2013) www.theplantlist.org
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